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Stuffed Jalapeno Peppers

Stuffed Jalapeño Peppers

Find the perfect balance of spicy peppers and cool cream cheese in this popular appetizer.

Gluten Free:
Serving Size:
Total Time:
1 Hour
Preparation Time:
Under 30 Minutes
Preparation Method:
Meal Occasion:
Appetizers & Snacks
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This recipe is recommended for 12 servings
  • 12 Embasa® whole jalapeño peppers
  • 1 (3-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • Dash garlic powder


  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Rinse jalapeños; drain. Slit lengthwise on one side up to stem, leaving stem attached. Remove seeds and veins.
  3. In small bowl, beat cream cheese until fluffy. Beat in shredded cheese, onions and garlic powder. Fill each jalapeño evenly with cheese mixture.
  4. Arrange stuffed jalapeños on baking sheet or in heatproof serving dish. Bake 10 minutes or until cheese is melted.